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Download Extreme Weather, Health, and Communities: Interdisciplinary by Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg, William A. Sprigg PDF

By Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg, William A. Sprigg

This quantity offers a distinct interdisciplinary strategy, drawing on services in either the ordinary and social sciences. a prime aim is to give a systematic and socially built-in standpoint on place-based neighborhood engagement, severe climate, and overall healthiness. every year severe climate is resulting in typical mess ups worldwide and exerting large social and overall healthiness charges. The overseas financial Fund (2012) estimates that due to the fact 2010, seven-hundred around the world traditional mess ups have affected greater than 450 million humans world wide. the easiest coping method for severe climate and environmental swap is a sturdy offense. groups armed with a spatial figuring out in their assets, dangers, strengths, weaknesses, group services, and social networks could have the easiest probability of lowering losses and attaining a greater end result whilst severe climate and catastrophe strikes.

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Download Touching the Future Technology for Autism? by J. Mintz, M. Gyori, M. Aagaard PDF

By J. Mintz, M. Gyori, M. Aagaard

Foreign curiosity within the use of assistive and ambient info and conversation applied sciences to aid individuals with a number cognitive impairments is growing to be quickly. Autism spectrum issues (ASDs), which impact social abilities, communicative talents and behaviour, are of specific curiosity. The variety of clinically determined situations has endured to develop in contemporary a long time, and the impairments linked to ASDs suggest members affected are susceptible to social isolation and marginalization. even supposing aiding individuals with autism to beat their problems has regularly required the joint services of assorted fields, the generally shared view is that cutting edge ICT may possibly carry the foremost to extra effective help and intervention within the close to destiny. This publication summarizes the implications and conclusions of fingers, a world study and improvement venture supported by means of the seventh Framework Programme of the eu fee. the purpose of the arms undertaking was once to improve and attempt a smartphone-based cognitive help method for intellectually capable kids with ASDs, with a spotlight on use in secondary university environments. the implications provided the following comprise the palms approach: a in part cellular, partially web-based cognitive help method in keeping with ideas of Persuasive layout; a distinct multi-mode examine method, utilising either numerous quantitative and qualitative recommendations to check the applicability and potency of the method; an exploration of proper conceptual concerns from the perspective of Persuasive layout and its philosophical foundations; a mapping of key moral concerns concerning constructing and utilising cellular ICT for people with autism and different cognitive impairments. The studies of lecturers who applied the procedure in class environments also are summarized. those effects could be obvious as snapshots of an evolutionary strategy, however the conclusions drawn listed here are major for destiny advancements with cellular assistive expertise for individuals with ASD, in addition to for different stipulations. The e-book should be of curiosity to pros operating with children with ASD, human-computer interplay execs, in addition to others operating within the broader box of cellular assistive technology.

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Download An Introduction to Medical Dance Movement Therapy: Health by Sharon W. Goodill, John Graham-Pole PDF

By Sharon W. Goodill, John Graham-Pole

Featuring dance/movement treatment (DMT) as a attainable and helpful psychosocial help carrier for people with a scientific affliction, Sharon W. Goodill exhibits how operating creatively with the mind/body connection can motivate and increase the therapeutic procedure. This e-book represents the 1st try and bring together, synthesize, and post the paintings that has been performed over contemporary years in scientific DMT. The rising software of scientific DMT is grounded in the context of confirmed viewpoints and theories, corresponding to arts treatments, healthiness psychology and medical views. in addition to interpreting its theoretical foundations, the writer deals real-life examples of scientific DMT operating with humans of other a while with varied health conditions. This finished ebook offers an organization origin for exploration and perform in clinical DMT, together with concepts for pro coaching, learn and application improvement. Interviews with dance/movement therapists convey clean and intriguing views to the sector and those and the author's stories aspect to the potential destiny functions of scientific DMT. With increasingly more specialist dance/movement therapists operating with the medically sick and their households, this can be a well timed and well-grounded examine a thrilling new self-discipline. it is suggested examining for DMT scholars and execs, complementary therapists, and all people with an curiosity within the therapeutic capability of operating innovatively with the brain and physique.

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Download Case files. Emergency medicine by Toy, Eugene C. PDF

By Toy, Eugene C.

"Real lifestyles situations for the emergency drugs clerkship and shelf-exam. Case documents: Emergency drugs provides 50 real-life situations that illustrate crucial ideas in emergency drugs. each one case contains a whole dialogue, scientific pearls, references, definitions of keywords, and USMLE-style assessment questions. With the program, you are going to research within the context of actual sufferers, instead of only memorize proof. 60  Read more...

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Download Vocational Rehabilitation and Mental Health by Chris Lloyd PDF

By Chris Lloyd

Vocational Rehabilitation and psychological future health is a realistic advisor for all individuals of the healthcare crew to enforcing powerful companies resulting in sustained profession improvement between individuals with psychological ailment. It examines the obstacles to employment resembling stigma, discrimination and fluctuating future health and discusses the facts underpinning the supply of powerful employment providers. The e-book is going directly to study a number of the demanding situations with enforcing evidence-based perform and discusses how one can triumph over those demanding situations.

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Download The digital doctor : hope, hype, and harm at the dawn of by Robert Wachter PDF

By Robert Wachter

For the earlier few many years, know-how has been touted because the medication for all of healthcare's ills, but medication stubbornly resisted computerization-- beforehand. thank you principally to billions of greenbacks in federal incentives, healthcare has eventually long gone electronic. Wachter examines healthcare on the sunrise of its desktop age, and indicates how know-how is altering care on the bedside. He questions no matter if govt intervention Read more...

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Why have been medical professionals not making eye touch with their sufferers? How may perhaps certainly one of America's major hospitals provide a 39-fold overdose of a standard antibiotic, regardless of a state-of-the-art Read more...

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Download Everyone Here Spoke Sign Language: Hereditary Deafness on by Nora Ellen Groce PDF

By Nora Ellen Groce

From the 17th century to the early years of the 20 th, the inhabitants of Martha's winery manifested an exceptionally excessive fee of profound hereditary deafness. In stark distinction to the adventure of such a lot deaf humans in our personal society, the Vineyarders who have been born deaf have been so completely built-in into the way of life of the group that they weren't seen--and didn't see themselves--as handicapped or as a bunch aside. Deaf humans have been incorporated in all elements of existence, comparable to city politics, jobs, church affairs, and social lifestyles. How was once this attainable?

On the winery, listening to and deaf islanders alike grew up talking signal language. This certain sociolinguistic version intended that the standard limitations to verbal exchange among the listening to and the deaf, which so isolate many deaf buyers, didn't exist.

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Download Handbook of Genetic Communicative Disorders by Sanford E. Gerber PDF

By Sanford E. Gerber

Many pros within the communicative sciences are relative beginners to the certainty of genetics because it applies to communicative issues. A speech-language clinician definitely can diagnose and deal with stuttering, for instance, yet that clinician is probably not absolutely conscious of the position of a genetic counselor for the kin of a stutterer. An audiologist are able to check a listening to impairment, yet an figuring out of the underlying genetics of that impairment could make that individual a greater audiologist. The scientific geneticist, equally, may have an insufficient appreciation of ways our genes may possibly impact language functionality. All of those pros desire a resource that brings jointly crucial rules from comparable disciplines. this can be a ebook approximately human communique, either basic and disordered, and the way our verbal exchange talents are stricken by our genes. Many, most likely so much, communicative issues are of genetic beginning, whether now not solely genetic. a data of genetics, for this reason, is key to our knowing of verbal exchange, of communicative problems, of ways such problems happen, and of ways to accommodate them. this is often the single e-book to contemplate the genetics of communicative issues from a extensive viewpoint. It examines genetics, embryology, and epidemiology, besides examine of the listening to, speech, and language problems themselves. It additionally introduces evaluation of concerns suitable to genetic counseling and ethics. it's a detailed and entire paintings whose participants are the top specialists of their respective disciplines. * purely publication to be had to contemplate all communicative issues * unprecedented scrutiny of the sciences easy to the genetics of communicative problems * particular awareness paid to medical and moral concerns

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